Major and Minor Requirements

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Fields of Study

In addition to a general sociology major, students may choose options for structuring their course work.

  • The general sociology major provides a broad foundation in sociological theory and research, together with exposure to a variety of courses in the main substantive areas of the discipline.
  • Students interested in crime and criminal justice can choose an option in criminology.
  • Students concerned with the causes and consequences of social inequality can select an option in inequality and social justice.

These options allow students to concentrate their studies in a particular area of interest while acquiring a solid foundation in the discipline of sociology.

Major Options and Requirements

Sociology Minor

Prospective Students